job / junior software developer east central scotland west lothian 3907

Junior Software Developer - West Lothian

up to £30,000 + Group Benefits - I.T - Technology & Data
Ref: 3907 Date Posted: Monday 09 Jul 2018
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Junior Software Developer required for the rapidly expanding UK operation of this global digital industrial corporate. You will join a business which is truly transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.


As a Junior Developer you will work as part of an agile software team designing, building, validating and maintaining their software suite used by clients worldwide.  The company have invested significantly in a new technology stack and you will develop new Advanced Smart Applications and help migrate existing systems to micro-service architecture. Working closely with the Senior Developers in the team, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining existing applications in their legacy Distributed Management System written in C/C++
  • Work closely with Business Analysts and Technical Managers to understand user requirement and design and develop applications to meet customer needs.
  • Work closely with customers and project engineers to Identify issues and improve code quality
  • Work well as part of a team, showing initiative when overcoming obstacles
  • Display a natural ability to learn and develop your capabilities.
  • Able to improve product quality displaying strong refactoring skills.
  • Implement automated unit tests and scenario tests to ensure release quality.

You will hold a Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Power Analysis or other degree with relevant technical experience.  You will ideally have practical software development experience gained within another business or be a recent graduate looking to build your experience and hone your skills within a fast-paced commercial environment. Experience writing software in C or C++ is advantageous but not essential; as is experience of Oracle / SQL or other database technologies.   Experience of any of the other technical skills listed below is also beneficial:

  • Python, Java, C#, Perl, Shell Programming, PL/SQL, Javascript, JSON, Angular, XML, SOAP
  • CppUnit, Junit or similar
  • Linux operating systems
  • Interprocess communication (TCP/IP, UDP), Multithreading programming
  • RESTful services, Web Sockets, Web Application development
  • Open Source Software (Apache HTTP Server, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Kubernetes, Jboss)
  • Experience in configuration management tools (Clearcase/Git)
  • Experience working in software development methodologies (Scrum/KanBan)
  • Familiarity with the electrical domain or power analysis an advantage.

This is an exceptional opportunity to form and develop your career in a truly global corporate in an exciting time of expansive growth.  Our client offers a supportive and friendly work environment coupled with flexible working, excellent training and an attractive remuneration package. 

Salary up to £30,000 (DOE) + Group Benefits.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0131) 516 4333 or email stuart@lusona.co.uk